News from the System Office

  • This week’s meeting of the State Board of Higher Education saw the higher education governing body look at presidential evaluations, the chancellor’s contract, and once again touched on strategic planning. After spending time in executive session to

  • The State Board of Higher Education reviewed its strategic planning process during its annual meeting this week, making post-pandemic adjustments to the plan and how the North Dakota University System would move forward. Chair Nick Hacker, Chancellor

  • The State Board of Higher Education held its recent annual strategic retreat in Bismarck, hosting a virtual guest that kicked off an afternoon of strategic thinking. “This was the most disruptive year and now there’s an opportunity to see what’s chan

  • BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota University System (NDUS) now has its 2021-23 biennium budget after the 67th Legislative Assembly passed SB2003, allotting higher education $686.3 million from the state’s general fund for new investments and on

  • The agenda was mostly business as usual at the State Board of Higher Education’s recent meeting at Williston State College, apart from the selection of WSC’s next president. After a morning of interviews followed by executive session, the Board named

  • The State Board of Higher Education has named Bernell Hirning, Ph.D., as the next president of Williston State College. The Board interviewed two finalists at their meeting Thursday, April 29, on the WSC campus. A total of 29 applications were receiv

  • A virtual panel discussion held by the North Dakota University System this week focused on how state legislatures across the nation had explored proposals to rein in large technology firms. Titled “The States vs. Big Tech,” the panel was moderated by

  • The Williston State College Presidential Search Committee, charged by the North Dakota University System to evaluate candidates for the WSC presidency, has narrowed the pool of applicants to four finalists. Six candidates were invited to Williston fo

  • The State Board of Higher Education focused this week on high level tasks coming due in the near future, including a presidential search, changing presidential evaluations, the strategic planning process and an update on the novel coronavirus 2019 (C

  • Seventeen North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2021 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students. Members of the team and the colleges they attend are as follows: &

  • BISMARCK, N.D. – Progress is being made in the search for a new president to lead Williston State College. AGB Search, the consultants who are assisting with the search at Williston State, met with several constituents, including faculty, staff, and

  • Among the major presentations heard by the State Board of Higher Education at its recent meeting were updates on how campuses were dealing with the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as updates on the strategic plan, and behaviora